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Pirascca patriciae Hall & Willmott 2007

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Pirascca


A species that does not bear many of the synapomorphies characterizing the genus, and is therefore considered by its authors to be the potential sister-taxon to the other species. It is known from eight male specimens from a single locality on the western slope of the Ecuadorean Andes.


The holotype will be deposited in the Natural History Museum (London). Locality data: Ecuador: Pichincha, km 5 Nanegal - G. Moreno rd., Palmitobamba, 1550 m., 1 Sept. 1996. leg. KR Willmott.


Hall, JP and KR Willmott. 2007. Four new species of Symmachiini from Ecuador (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Tropical Lepidoptera 16: 1-5.

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